Map-Chart technique surveys chronologically and compactly the history of immigration up to the restrictive law of 1924. Economic, political and religious motives of immigrants shown in scene in steamship office abroad. Scene at Ellis Island.
Producer Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.Production Company Encyclopaedia Britannica FilmsSponsor N/AAudio/Visual sound, color
Narrator: James A. Brill. In collaboration with Henry S. Commager, Ph.D., Columbia University.